remembrancer

remembrancer

Joined Ficlatté in October 2014

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Mourning Dreams

My dreams trace your laugh-lines

and sparkles part grey clouds between light lashes

Fingertips brush…

Published 1 month ago.

A Life Worth Living

Challenge the limits you set for yourself

When you were too tired to predict the consequences

Examin…

Published 6 months ago.

Doubt

You've been my faithful companion for so long I can't imagine.....

Not feeling

your sticky sweetnes…

Published 6 months ago.

My Life's Work

I've been straining to stretch my smile

clenching my cheeks along with my teeth

as sweat soaks my sm…

Published 6 months ago.

Spiral

When my sister was explaining the futility of my expectations

Her favorite line was, "You keep tryin…

Published 9 months ago.

The beauty of a worm

I wonder if butterflies ever miss their former self

The sturdy roundness of their skin

Their steady …

Published 9 months ago.

Christmas Spirit

Piles of sparkly litter are all that remain of the gifts that are never good enough

The bittersweet…

Published 10 months ago.

Why not?

I've decided to picture a bright future

Where I recapture the brilliance of my youth

And retain the …

Published 11 months ago.

A Moment of Silence

Silence echoes through a cacophony of excuses

and pointed fingers we've aimed at each others eyes

A …

Published 1 year ago.

But words can never hurt me

Disrespectful

Apathetic

Noisy

Tough

Evil

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Decent

Astute

Notable

Thoughtful

Effective

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Lazy

Insipid…

Published 1 year ago.

Erosion

Sleep steadily slips from my aching eyelids

desperate for one more hour of escape

of reflection

of p…

Published 1 year ago.

Nightmare

My 15-year-old son hugged me yesterday

My teenage daughter begged me for a bedtime story

My husband …

Published 1 year ago.

Self-Assurance?

A shameful smile lurks in the corner

of every fold of fat

and widening waistline

gleefully posted by…

Published 1 year ago.

Unlikely Romance

Hey ditty ditty, the cat or the kitty

the cow jumped over the moon

But her heels didn't make it

So s…

Published 1 year ago.

Better Broken

Sometimes broken means better

sometimes failure means experienced

means strong enough for the storm

Published 1 year ago.

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